Examples of relieved in a Sentence
I was relieved to hear that you're feeling better.
He was greeted at the door by his much relieved mother.
Recent Examples of relieved from the Web
Louis-Dreyfus in some ways sounds relieved that Seinfeld is breaking up; maybe she won’t be chased down midtown streets by rabid fans anymore.
Assured that their other daughters were safe and sound, the Jameses were almost relieved to hear the actual news: There had been some inappropriate touching, the Russes told them, between Kim and Dr. Ketcham.
Some people were very supportive and relieved and happy for me.
She was eventually safely reunited with her family, who is very relieved but angry their child could go missing while in the care of school district staff.
Fans of the original 1992 movie at least will be pleased and relieved to know that the musical sticks pretty closely to the contours of the story played out on screen by Kevin Costner and the late Whitney Houston.
Junior Bill Pacella relieved Sandt, then was replaced by freshman Teddy Olander as the Redwings advanced to the state quarterfinals for the first time since 1989.
A Boise police officer dispatched to the scene relieved Gabbitas, and then paramedics took over.
While relieved, Samaria Rice wishes Loehmann would have been fired for killing her son.
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Definition of relieved for English Language Learners
: feeling relaxed and happy because something difficult or unpleasant has been stopped, avoided, or made easier : feeling relief
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